Supressing Passphrase messages

Bernd Eckenfels lists at
Thu Mar 4 00:42:30 CET 2010

On Tue, Mar 02, 2010 at 01:19:12PM -0800, nschroth wrote:
> Off and on over the months since I posted this, I have tried numerous ways to
> supress the messages (without any luck).  I have asked others with stong
> UNIX background, and no one can tell me how/why GPG somehow overrides the
> redirection of both std in and std error into /dev/null.

Its writing to the controlling tty, AFAIK. You can just use --batch and use
a key with no passphrase.


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